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New Science Spotlight Articles

Every month, Fred Hutch postdoc writer/editors summarize two papers from each of our scientific divisions to stimulate collaborations across campus
10 NEW January 23, 2023
Fred Hutch’s Dr. Ross Prentice retires

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Ross Prentice retires

Longtime scientist and statistician contributed to Women’s Health Initiative, cancer prevention research and much more
Hutch News - January 20, 2023
Homing in on inherited colorectal cancer risk

Homing in on inherited colorectal cancer risk

Hutch-led international collaboration finds 100 new genetic risk variants, setting the stage for better prevention for all
Hutch News - December 20, 2022
Cancer chemo side effects and how to limit them

Cancer chemo side effects and how to limit them

A Q & A with physician-scientist Dr. Gary Lyman on his new Nature review of acute chemotherapy-associated adverse events
Hutch News - October 28, 2022
Award will fund research into new metastatic prostate cancer therapies

Award will fund research into new metastatic prostate cancer therapies

Physician-scientist Dr. John Lee and his team will use $750K Kleberg Foundation grant to pursue new treatments, including immunotherapy
Hutch News - October 21, 2022
Dr. Anat Zimmer receives AAUW fellowship

Dr. Anat Zimmer receives AAUW fellowship

Fred Hutch computational biologist who relocated from Israel will receive support while investigating cancer genomics
Hutch News - October 13, 2022
Dr. Ruth Etzioni receives $7.4M NCI grant to assess new cancer diagnostics

Dr. Ruth Etzioni receives $7.4M NCI grant to assess new cancer diagnostics

Award will provide long-term support to investigate accuracy of multi-cancer liquid biopsies and other new technology
Hutch News - October 06, 2022
COVID-19 complacency: ‘A hard shift for the immunocompromised’

COVID-19 complacency: ‘A hard shift for the immunocompromised’

Even with vaccines and antivirals, cancer patients and many others are still vulnerable to infection; some safety tips for this evolving pandemic
Hutch News - August 25, 2022
Navigating cancer and barriers, one person at a time

Navigating cancer and barriers, one person at a time

Need financial assistance? Interpreter services? Transportation to and from chemotherapy? Patient navigators help close cancer care gaps
Hutch News - June 28, 2022
ASCO 2022: Equity, innovation and in-person

ASCO 2022: Equity, innovation and in-person

Hutch cancer researchers, clinicians share findings on clinical trial eligibility, Medicaid expansion, wearables to track symptoms and more
Hutch News - June 09, 2022
Indigenous health equity focus of Pathways Symposium

Indigenous health equity focus of Pathways Symposium

Storytellers, scientists and public health leaders share strategies to decolonize, improve cancer research and care
Hutch News - May 24, 2022
Hutch trial will test new app to help teens stop vaping

Hutch trial will test new app to help teens stop vaping

Smoking cessation expert to adapt adult quit-smoking app for kids under 18; pilot trial will test its efficacy in 200 self-consenting teens
Hutch News - May 17, 2022
Understanding the mechanics of breast cancer metastasis

Understanding the mechanics of breast cancer metastasis

Ghajar Lab research reveals why muscle tissue doesn’t get mets, how dormant tumor cells in the brain wake up and proliferate
Hutch News - April 11, 2022
Do multivitamins and supplements like cocoa flavanols keep cancer, heart disease away?

Do multivitamins and supplements like cocoa flavanols keep cancer, heart disease away?

Scientists drill down into crucial Women’s Health Initiative data to get definitive answers on whether supplement use improves our health
Hutch News - April 06, 2022
Cancer, COVID-19 and proceeding with caution

Cancer, COVID-19 and proceeding with caution

Patients in treatment and those with compromised or suppressed immune systems eye the future — and pandemic’s wane — warily
Hutch News - February 16, 2022